Team

Jill HoltzJill Holtz – Co-founder

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Before starting Mykidstime, Jill had 15 years’ experience in the UK and the US in the fields of business analysis and Customer Relationship Management, including e-commerce data mining, with extensive project and people management experience. Jill managed projects for British Gas, Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays Bank, AIB.

Originally from Scotland, she arrived in Galway in 2002 with a young child and did the Executive MBA at NUI Galway before working part-time until she plucked up the courage to launch Mykidstime with Michelle. Jill now has a second daughter.


michelle davittMichelle Davitt – Co-founder

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Prior to starting Mykidstime.ie, Michelle had 15 years’ experience in the UK working in publishing production as an account manager for large international brands such as L’Oreal, Hugo Boss and Diageo.

As an additional plus, Michelle is a qualified Montessori teacher. Michelle is a whizz at writing and creating engaging content for parents.

Michelle has two children of her own.


emily manningEmily Manning – Editor

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Mum of 1, Emily is the former editor of both Maternity & Infant and Easy Food magazines, as well as parenting website Eumom.ie.

Emily has a wealth of content and editing experience from parenting publications and websites.

She loves coming up with new ideas for fun and helpful content for parents, and gets a kick when she sees that parents have looked at and read and shared it!


caroline kellyCaroline Kelly – Campaign Manager

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Caroline had ten years’ experience in Sponsorship & Events management with Allianz, managing sponsorships such as the Allianz Hurling & Football Leagues and Allianz’s involvement with Ryder Cup 2006 and Formula 1, before joining Mykidstime.

Now mum to two busy kids she is also very involved with Camogie at club and county level. She enjoys being active and reading.

Caroline loves campaign management and keeping our clients happy!


Kellie KearneyKellie Kearney – Social Media and Community Manager

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Kellie is a Dublin mum of five aged 1, 4, 5, 6 and 10 who loves coffee, cake, cloth nappies and anything that will help to get her kids to sleep at night. Kellie has her own award winning blog Mylittlebabog.com, sharing the trials and tribulations of the wacky world of parenting.

Kellie looks after our social media channels and helps parents connect with Mykidstime.


Sorcha McManiganSorcha McManigan – Associate Editor

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Before joining the Mykidstime, Sorcha worked for publications such as Mummy Pages, SHEmazing and The Green News. She has a background in both media and marketing.

Creating content that resonates and helps parents is what motivates Sorcha. She firmly believes in a non-judgemental parenting approach and supporting parents throughout their journey when raising children.

Sorcha is excited to share insights into raising a vegan child, green living and how to stay fit when your life is pulling you in so many different directions.


karen brownKaren Brown – Global Business Development Manager

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Karen has worked as a global brand manager to niche brands in both the alcoholic beverage & beauty industries for the past 10 years. She has played key roles in other areas across the business including product development, private label project management, sales, marketing & PR.

She has successfully managed a broad spectrum of projects working with global team members, partners, distributors & customers in key markets including Ireland, UK, USA, Canada, Germany, Australia & South Korea.

Karen, who is also a parent to a teen, is excited to be on board with Mykidstime and ParentsandBrands to help brands make better decisions by providing a unique insights service that will activate customers to deliver long term company profitability.